Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun downcast

1 sense of downcast

Sense 1
downcast -- (a ventilation shaft through which air enters a mine)
       => shaft -- (a long vertical passage sunk into the earth, as for a mine or tunnel)

Antonyms of adj downcast

2 senses of downcast

Sense 1
downcast -- (directed downward; "a downcast glance")

INDIRECT (VIA down) -> up -- (being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up")

Sense 2
gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down (predicate), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited -- (filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted")

INDIRECT (VIA dejected) -> elated -- (exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited")

Similarity of adj downcast

2 senses of downcast

Sense 1
downcast -- (directed downward; "a downcast glance")
       => down (vs. up) -- (being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today")

Sense 2
gloomy, grim, blue, depressed, dispirited, down (predicate), downcast, downhearted, down in the mouth, low, low-spirited -- (filled with melancholy and despondency ; "gloomy at the thought of what he had to face"; "gloomy predictions"; "a gloomy silence"; "took a grim view of the economy"; "the darkening mood"; "lonely and blue in a strange city"; "depressed by the loss of his job"; "a dispirited and resigned expression on her face"; "downcast after his defeat"; "feeling discouraged and downhearted")
       => dejected (vs. elated) -- (affected or marked by low spirits; "is dejected but trying to look cheerful")

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